To What Extent Are Employees Entitled to Manifest Their Religious Beliefs In the Workplace?

    View Author January 2013

    On January 15, 2013 the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) gave its ruling in Eweida & ors v the United Kingdom. As was widely reported in the press, Ms Eweida successfully argued that the UK Courts had failed to protect her right under the European Convention on Human Rights to manifest her religious beliefs in the workplace, but the three other applicants were all unsuccessful.

    So what does this decision mean for UK employers?